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IFA 2021 Franchising Outlook

The second half of the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Annual Convention gets underway this week. Though all virtual this year, it’s still franchising’s biggest event for business development and personal growth. Nearly 200 educational and networking sessions are happening on the topics of franchise growth, policy, development, marketing, and of course—networking. Last week, on Feb. [...]

By |2021-02-23T21:01:10+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Articles, Blogs, General|Tags: |

Congratulations to the 2020 FranNet Awards Winners! 

  FranNet is excited to announce our 2020 Awards Winners! Thank you to Benetrends Financial for sponsoring the event and to Benetrends CEO, Dallas Kerley for co-hosting. Congratulations again to all of the winners and a special thank you to our valued sponsors!   FranNet Gives Back These 3 individuals for their important contributions to [...]

By |2020-07-02T20:41:36+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , , |

Top Franchise Opportunity in Washington for May

The automotive aftermarket industry, a $275 billion giant in the US, presents itself as a very strong category for franchise opportunities. The body shops provide repair and customization work to the interior and body of passenger cars, trucks, vans and trailers. Some industry operators specialize in specific auto repairs; for example, paint shops specialize in [...]

Top Franchise Opportunities in Washington for April

Non-Medical Home Care Non-medical home care industry is estimated to be in the vicinity of $80 billion nationwide. The bulk of sector revenue comes from population of 65 years and above (which is about 34 million individuals or 12% of entire US population), and it is estimated to grow to 70 million in next 25 years. [...]

Top 3 Franchise Opportunities in Washington for January

1. Commercial Cleaning Outsourced cleaning services are primarily used in corporate offices and retail outlets. It is a growth industry riding on the post-recessionary increase in the number of new businesses and investments in non-residential real estate. Commercial cleaning services commonly provide nightly or weekly dusting, vacuuming and other cleaning services for workplaces. This attractive opportunity provides [...]

The Ultimate KPI

As an entrepreneur, I do suffer, a bit, from the shiny object syndrome. That is where I dart from one client email to a phone call from a franchisor, to an online article related to, ironically enough, “How to better manage your time”.  So, what is the most important KPI for me? Anchoring a business [...]

Not So Distant Cousins – The Story of Uber and Supercuts

A late adopter, I recently had my first Uber customer experience. I was actually tagging along with a friend who hailed a ride to the airport in about thirty seconds on his phone. He never took his wallet out. It was impressive. Uber’s current value of $60 Billion is even more impressive. Trends involving how [...]

Location, location, location!

The phenomenon of social media continues to creep into our daily lives. Whether you’re looking at a business advertisement, a television show or your favorite website, the social media widget is omniscient.   Curated from Tweeting Your Franchise to Prominence Let’s say that you’re well on your way to becoming a successful entrepreneur by this [...]

How to Buy a Franchise

  While buying a franchise is not for everyone--such as those who need complete autonomy--it's a mode of entrepreneurship that is compelling for many people. For one thing, the company selling the franchise has already invested in a brand people recognize regionally or nationally and in doing so has figured out a business strategy that [...]

By |2015-09-30T14:03:55+00:00September 30th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |